The fear of some divine and supreme powers keeps men in obedience.
Robert Burton (1577 - 1640)
Source: Anatomy of Melancholy
Contributed by: Zaady
England is a paradise for women and hell for horses; Italy a paradise for horses, hell for women. . . .
Hinc quam sic calamus sævior ense, patet. The pen worse than the sword.
Penny wise, pound foolish.
[The rich] are indeed rather possessed by their money than possessors.
No cord or cable can draw so forcibly, or bind so fast, as love can do with a single thread.
One was never married, and that's his hell; another is, and that's his plague.
Marriage and hanging go by destiny; matches are made in heaven.
Naught so sweet as melancholy.
Aristotle said melancholy men of all others are most witty.
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